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Auto and General Liability Claims Representative in Roanoke, VA at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

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Job Description

Summary

The Claim Analyst supports the Risk Services Department by performing essential tasks in the processing and management of auto physical damage, auto bodily injury, general liability, product liability, property and cargo claims; conducting data analysis; and, identifying and advancing process improvements. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Claim Management (75%)
    • Work closely with and direct claims handling of third party administrators (TPAs) and vendors.  Provide claims support and facilitation for both litigated and non-litigated claims.
    • Conduct in-house research and retrieve evidentiary material.  Obtain and compile documents as needed for claims processing and/or in accordance with litigation discovery and other legal requests.
    • Within granted authority, approve action plans and financial authority with TPAs and outside defense attorneys.
    • Serve as point of contact for internal business partners and claim inquiries.  Act as the primary liaison between TPAs and internal business partners. 
    • Maintain and manage a diary system to supervise and direct pending claims.
  • Analytics (10%)
    • Collect and analyze data; identify trends.
    • Develop and generate reports, both recurring and ad hoc. 
    • Assist with insurance renewal processes and manage information and data requests to other functions / departments.
  • Process Leadership / Project Management (15%)
    • Develop and document claim procedures; continuously update in-house resources.
    • Contribute to the design and implementation key processes (new or improved).
    • Partner effectively with internal and external business partners.  Lead and support change management initiatives.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Superior organizational and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Motivated self-starter. 
  • Adaptable team player that works effectively both independently and collaboratively.   
  • Ability to manage confidential information with sound judgement and discretion. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and productive business relationships. 
  • Excellent understanding of liability claims practices and litigation procedures. 
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel, Word, Power Point) with a proven ability to quickly learn and apply new technology / systems knowledge.

Education / Experience

  • 3+ years’ claims experience - insurance carrier claims, TPA, corporate claims department or legal entity.   
  • High school diploma required, Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred. 
  • CPCU, AIC, ARM, SCLA designations preferred, not required.